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Tearful father supports poison control funds
Deadly bird flu strain makes first strike at a poultry farm in Mississippi Flyway
Transportation brings together Bakk, Dayton
DL sex offender going back to prison
Local woman sentenced for felony check forgery
Albany knocks off top-seeded Lakers in Section final
Freeman advances to state diving finals
Nielsen double-double leads Lakers over Sabres in playoff opener
Three Lakers named to All-Section 8A hockey team
Cowboys upset Nuggets in 8AA south basketball final
The ‘hairy’ issue of pet vaccinations
Local team developing anti-body for dog virus
Ice caves draw thousands opening day
Death in the family: Getting a refund from the airline
Friday Matters: Everyday Valentine
Friends & Neighbors
Business manager named for DL Newpapers
Waller joins Bell State Bank in Detroit Lakes
Eyelash extension tech opens DL studio
Refinery issues spark fuel price jump in MN
Booking a scam-free vacay
Artists to take up residence at Kirkbride
Book ‘1965’ shines spotlight on music’s ‘most revolutionary year’
Emerging writers grant meeting is set for March 16 in Bemidji
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Letter: Thanks for supporting Giving Hearts Day
Letter: Environmental record ‘mischaracterized’ in letter
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Search for lone wolf in Voyageurs National Park comes up empty
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
December 14, 2008
No school Monday in Detroit Lakes, other neighboring districts
There will be no school or school-related activities Monday for Detroit Lakes, Frazee-Vergas, Lake Park-Audubon and Waubun-Ogema-White Earth schools due to inclement weather. School has been canceled because of the weather, according to an Instant Alert message from the both districts....
December 14, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
He's a teacher and longtime supporter of schools--but he says 'no' to Perham levy hike
It is a dilemma for him, but retired teacher Roger Vettleson will be voting 'no' on the levy referendum for the Perham-Dent schools. For Vettleson, who taught in the Moorhead school system and retired to the Perham area, his property taxes will rise $800 a year if the levy passes--this...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Letter: There's no place for politics on the pulpit
They'll probably be found wrong as a matter of law. Let's hope so, anyway. But the pastors who deliberately broke tax laws Sunday are even more wrong as a matter of policy. Those pastors likely despise Madalyn Murray O'Hair, the infamous atheist whose challenge pushed the U.S. Supreme...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
Bailout splits MN delegation - Peterson votes no
Minnesota's U.S. representatives agree Congress needs to help fix the country's financial crisis, but on Monday divided their votes on a $700 billion plan to do that. Rep.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
No more far righters in the White House
I hope a lot of you have been following the Republican Convention. I think Sarah Palin's speech told us a lot about her. Her reference to herself as a "pit bull" was appropriate. Not only did her speech scare me, but when the audience began to boo Obama, I was appalled. I thought...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
No more school referendums?
Operating referendum battles affecting the Frazee-Vergas, Lake Park-Audubon and countless other school districts statewide would be a thing of the past or reduced if some state legislators have their way. As part of a proposed "New Minnesota Miracle," State Rep. Mindy Greiling,...
August 27, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Hummel Column: No energy shortage around here
I just read about a club in London, the Club 4 Climate, that has a dance floor designed to harness the energy of people dancing on it. The principle is called piezoelectricity. Piezo is Greek for pressure. The dance floor is spring lined with crystal blocks beneath it that, when...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 9, 2008
Other Opinions: 'No Child Left Behind' needs to be eliminated
In theory, No Child Left Behind seemed like a great idea: hold schools accountable for students' success and set high expectations for outcomes. In reality, NCLB is a disaster. The federal legislation, signed into law in 2002, sets unrealistic goals and unfunded mandates for di...
August 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 11, 2008
Snow creating treacherous driving conditions in southeast North Dakota
Snow creating treacherous driving conditions in southeast North Dakota WAHPETON, N.D.
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am
March 1, 2008
Pony Express- Leave your pants at home
If you live in Boise, Idaho, you are probably looking forward to Boise's First Annual No Pants Day scheduled for May 2, 2008. The purpose of the event in Boise is to call attention to the dismal state of mass transportation and the need for more intelligent transportation solutions....
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am